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Richard DIXON

Male Bef 1816 - 1901  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Richard DIXON 
    Born Bef 7 Mar 1816  Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 7 Mar 1816  Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID CC13A756B25C492981920089A8180E5B2106 
    Died Mar 1901  Chelsea RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • When daughter Elizabeth Flora was christened Richard was a draper of 58 Black Friars Road. In 1850 & 1852 he was a draper of 2 Hereford Terrace, Kings Road, Chelsea.

      NOTE: for some reason Richard's first child, William Roper DIXON was apparently brought up by his ROPER grandparents and appeared with them in censuses from 1851 to 1871.

      1851 census: at 2 Hereford Terrace, Chelsea, London (all DIXON), Richard (head, 34, draper, born Canterbury), Mary A (wife, 30, born Teynham, Kent), Elizabeth F (daughter, 5, scholar, born Lambeth, Surrey) and Mary A (daughter, 7 months, born Chelsea).

      1861 census: at 37 Kings Road, Chelsea, London (all DIXON), Richard (head, 45, haberdasher & ----, born Canterbury), Mary Ann (wife, 40, born Teynham, Kent), Elizabeth F (daughter, 15, scholar, born London, Surrey), Mary Ann (daughter, 10, scholar, born Chelsea) and Richard (son, 8, scholar, born Chelsea). Also an apprentice and a servant.

      1871 census: at 14 Markham Square, Chelsea, London (all DIXON), Richard (head, 54, commercial clerk drapery, born Canterbury), Mary Ann (wife, 49, born Teynham, Kent) and Richard (son, 18, estate agent clerk, born Chelsea). Also 4 visitors and 2 servants.

      1881 census: at 14 Markham Square, Chelsea, London (all DIXON), Richard (head, 65, draper, born Canterbury), Mary A (wife, 60, born Teynham, Kent) and Richard (son, 28, auctioneer & estate agent , born Chelsea). Also Elizabeth F KILLICK (daughter, married, 34, farmer's wife, born London), Maude KILLICK (granddaughter, 6, born Chelsea) and William J HOGBEN (cousin, single, 51, retired farmer, born Har---, Kent) and a domestic servant.

      1891 census: at 14 Markham Square, Chelsea, London (all DIXON), Richard (head, 75, silk mercers clerk, born Canterbury), Mary A (wife, 70, born Teynham, Kent) and Mary A (daughter, single, 40, born Chelsea). Also Elizabeth F KILLICK (daughter, married, 44, dressmakers assistant, born London), Maud KILLICK (granddaughter, 16, scholar, born Chelsea) and Bridges R DIXON (grandson, 15, auctioneer's clerk, born Teynham, Kent. Also 2 visitors and a general servant.
    Person ID I4609  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2017 

    Family Mary Ann ROPER,   b. Bef 29 Dec 1820, Teynham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1900, Chelsea RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Mar 1843  Faversham RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. William Roper DIXON,   b. 2 Jun 1844, Blackfriars, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1924, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Elizabeth Flora DIXON,   b. 29 Mar 1846, Blackfriars, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1932, Plympton RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Mary Ann DIXON,   b. 31 Aug 1850, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1897, Chelsea RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Richard DIXON,   b. 3 Aug 1852, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F1468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] 1851 census.

    2. [S336] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, ancestry.com, July 2014.

    3. [S3] BMD index, aged 85, Q1 1901 Chelsea 1a/260. (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S3] BMD index, Q1 1843 Faversham 5/221. (Reliability: 4).